Navigation Links
Hospitals Evacuated in Preparation for Hurricane Irene with Aid of Pulse Oximeter
Date:8/30/2011

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hurricane Irene came rushing up the East Coast as a Category One. As the storm left the Caribbean and approached the United States, many states in the Northeast began to worry. The coastline north of Virginia and even Maryland, is not prone to hurricanes. Coastal towns from New Jersey all the way up to Massachusetts began mandatory evacuations of certain low lying areas. New York City was one that took steps that had not been seen in the city ever before. Mayor Bloomberg evacuated thousands of people in Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, and even Long Island. The public transportation system was also shut down with fears of flooding. Holland Tunnel, connecting New York City and New Jersey, did experience some flooding Sunday. Hospitals that were in Zone A in New York City were forced to evacuate most patients. Only patients whose health was in greater risk from moving were kept in place. In order to move patients, doctors had to get certain tools and procedures in place. One tool used was the pulse oximeter.

A pulse oximeter, also known as a pulse ox, is a medical device used to measure blood oxygen saturation and pulse rate of a patient. Many patients at hospitals in New York City were on supplemental oxygen, which made it critical for doctors to continuously monitor their oxygen levels throughout their transport. A new finger pulse oximeter made this both easy and possible. It runs on standard AAA batteries and is designed to clip onto one's fingertip. It provides a reading within seconds of application. A finger pulse oximeter is widely used by individuals at home who are suffering from respiratory illnesses.

Hurricane Irene left behind almost $10 billion in damage and over 20 people dead, but the pr
'/>"/>

SOURCE Pulse Oximeters Plus
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. University Hospitals and Centerre Healthcare Announce Joint Venture to Open Comprehensive Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital
2. Contained Medication System Now Keeping Hospitals Compliant With Latest Legislation
3. Five Leading Academic Hospitals Install the CyberKnife System for Dedicated Radiosurgery
4. American College of Surgeons Announces Goal to Enlist 1,000 Hospitals to its National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
5. ECRI Institute Launches Market Analytics Tool to Help Hospitals Make More Informed Capital Purchasing Decisions
6. United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust Selects Jayex QI Interactive Patient Survey and Information Management Kiosk
7. Virginia Hospitals Reduce Infections 41%
8. National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems to Galvanize Member Relationships on Within3
9. Two Texas Hospitals Leverage Prognosis EHR to Meet Meaningful Use Requirements and Receive ARRA Incentive Funds
10. University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center Opens: First Cancer Hospital in Northeast Ohio Offers Nations Most Advanced Technology and Treatments
11. Allina Hospitals & Clinics to Save on Commodity Supply Purchases Through Novations New Committed Portfolio
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/20/2014)... N.J. , Oct. 20, 2014   ... Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. ( Japan ), ... (FDA) granted Fast Track designation for TAS-102 (nonproprietary ... anticancer drug under investigation for the treatment of ... Company has initiated a rolling NDA submission to ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... --  Mary,s Medicinals today announced that its 501(c)(3) ... of Operation Grow4Vets , a national, nonpartisan organization ... services to assist them in living with injuries sustained ... , An ever-increasing number of medical studies have ... for pain, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... DUBLIN , October 20, 2014 Shire ... James Bowling , Interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO), has notified the ... current role to pursue a new career opportunity as CFO of ... Q1 2015 and the company will commence a search for a ... commented: "James has helped build and lead a high-quality ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Taiho Oncology, Inc. Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for TAS-102 as a Potential Treatment for Refractory Metastatic Colorectal Cancer 2Taiho Oncology, Inc. Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for TAS-102 as a Potential Treatment for Refractory Metastatic Colorectal Cancer 3Taiho Oncology, Inc. Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for TAS-102 as a Potential Treatment for Refractory Metastatic Colorectal Cancer 4Mary's Medicinals Announces 4-Star Sponsorship of Operation Grow4Vets 2Mary's Medicinals Announces 4-Star Sponsorship of Operation Grow4Vets 3Interim Chief Financial Officer James Bowling to Step Down 2Interim Chief Financial Officer James Bowling to Step Down 3Interim Chief Financial Officer James Bowling to Step Down 4
... Conduct Conference Call on, December 10, 2007 to Discuss SNS-595 ... ... SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 29 Sunesis,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... announced that it,will present data on the company,s two lead product ...
... Raised Worldwide Awareness and Funds ... to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria, SEATTLE, Nov. 28 ... and distributor, today announced,the successful conclusion of "Change Me," an ... their thoughts on how to make the,world a better place. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Sunesis Pharmaceuticals to Present Data on Two Product Candidates at the 49th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology 2Sunesis Pharmaceuticals to Present Data on Two Product Candidates at the 49th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology 3Getty Images Celebrates Conclusion of 'Change Me' Imagery Forum 2Getty Images Celebrates Conclusion of 'Change Me' Imagery Forum 3
(Date:10/20/2014)... October 20, 2014 With a mere ... Charlie Crist made a brief fundraising stop at the ... Thursday. , Fresh from a debate last night with ... the stage for the first seven minutes because Crist ... governor described the incident in one word: "weird." , ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... T.E.N., a technology and information security ... William H. Murray, renowned author and industry visionary, ... Award winner. Presented annually, the ISE® Luminary Leadership ... and industry practitioner for his or her distinguished ... security industry. , Formerly with IBM, Murray is ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Principle Business ... takes pride in manufacturing top-of-the-line absorbent products. The ... of its most popular brand, Tranquility® Premium Protection absorbent ... a new website, gave its packaging a new look, ... the brand message to the public. , The new ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 20, 2014 Based on a ... only imaging assays capable of determining DNA sequence, ... With these three dimensions of high-resolution data, dGH ... the widest range of disease-causing genetic rearrangements, including ... other genomic tools, including today’s advanced sequencing technologies. ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Punzoné , the first line of ultra-premium organic ... to celebrate this month. October marks Italian Heritage Month – ... of Americans of Italian heritage and Italians in America. October ... its favorite Italian cocktails and encourages everyone to enjoy its ... it is only in a glass. , Punzoné continues ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:At Crist Fundraiser, Dan Newlin Says, "No More Robert Germans," Will Seek Changes to Florida Missing Persons Law 2Health News:At Crist Fundraiser, Dan Newlin Says, "No More Robert Germans," Will Seek Changes to Florida Missing Persons Law 3Health News:Bill Murray named 2014 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award Winner 2Health News:Bill Murray named 2014 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award Winner 3Health News:Bill Murray named 2014 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award Winner 4Health News:Tranquility® Premium Protection Incontinence Products Releases New Logo and Website 2Health News:KromaTiD Launches Genome Screening and Discovery Services 2Health News:KromaTiD Launches Genome Screening and Discovery Services 3Health News:Celebrate Italian Heritage Month With Authentic Cocktails from Punzoné: The Only Ultra Premium Line of Organic Imported Italian Vodka 2Health News:Celebrate Italian Heritage Month With Authentic Cocktails from Punzoné: The Only Ultra Premium Line of Organic Imported Italian Vodka 3Health News:Celebrate Italian Heritage Month With Authentic Cocktails from Punzoné: The Only Ultra Premium Line of Organic Imported Italian Vodka 4
... and increased weight in the middle school students reports that ... of food as motivation resulted in an increase in the ... and organizing fund raising programs with food as a sole ... two thirds of adults and on third of children population ...
... Evidence of brain enlargement has been discovered by magnetic ... suffer from autism, when in comparison to other normal ... ,Abnormalities in communication, repetitive and stereotyped behaviors, and ... The neuroanatomical basis for this condition is yet to ...
... Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) aimed at combating ... the Continent’s scientists in Nigeria on 4 December 2005.// ... implementation of the projects and better utilization of funds. ... have been infected by the disease, which is representative ...
... vaccination against bird flu to all its poultry birds and wild ... to farmers and villagers about the importance of vaccination to poultry ... doubtful death of birds in their area as it is reported ... has reported two human deaths due to bird flu and is ...
... Washington it was reported that hormone injections (Leptin) taken twice daily ... weight. ,The research was headed by Dr Michael Rosenbaum ... // New York which shed light on the complex pathway that ... weight what is more difficult is to maintain the weight. ...
... University have found that increased levels of plasma lipoprotein ... increasing the risk of heart disease in these patients. ... the supporting tissue that surrounds the teeth. Previous studies ... diseases including diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The current study ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Leptin Injections Maintain Loss In Body Weight 2Health News:Severe Gum Disease Triples Heart Disease Risk 2
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: